THE CROSSINGS

SUSTAINABILITY

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​Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. From the vineyard to the glass, we are committed to minimizing our carbon emissions, and preserving and enhancing the natural environment.​

 

Supporting nature and biodiversity through regenerative farming practices, wetland development and native tree planting creates a healthier, more resilient vineyard.

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CARBON POSITIVE

We actively measure, reduce and offset all of our emissions. We are targeting a 50% reduction in emissions by 2030, with the goal to become carbon positive by 2050.​

 

  • 20% of our annual energy requirements are provided by solar, wind and bale burning, with a view to increase this to 60% by 2024.​
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  • 2/3 of our carbon footprint is linked to packaging and freight so we are shifting to lighter bottles, reducing cardboard and ink use, and utilizing more efficient shipping routes.
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NATURE POSITIVE

We have a long-term plan to support nature and increase biodiversity in the vineyard, creating a healthier, more resilient ecosystem through a number of nature positive initiatives.​
 

  • Increasing wetland areas to capture rainwater, with extensive native tree planting to prevent erosion and provide a safe environment for wildlife​.
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  • Interrow planting to improve soil quality and provide a food source for insects, reducing the need for mowing​.
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  • Waste product (pips, skins, stalks) is processed into nutrient dense compost at a purpose-built facility, adding valuable organic matter to the vineyards soil.
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OUR COMMITMENT

The Crossings is accredited by Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand, a New Zealand industry standard for sustainable winegrowing.​

 

Members of the International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA), with a commitment to reducing annual emissions by 5% in order to become Carbon Positive by 2050, in line with the United Nation’s Race to Zero campaign.

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The Crossings

The Crossings range of wines are produced in Marlborough, New Zealand’s most prominent winemaking region. With vineyards located in the premium sub-regions of the Awatere Valley and Wairau Valley, our vines flourish under brilliant sunshine and cool coastal breezes. The Crossings signature Sauvignon Blanc showcases classic Marlborough hallmarks – distinct minerality and generous tropical fruit flavors, with a refreshing vibrancy in every glass. Discover the refreshing taste of crossing to the purest side of New Zealand with The Crossings range of sustainably grown, vegan-friendly wines.